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What is artificial intelligence?

What is the definition of artificial intelligence?
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What are the latest 'hot' research topics for deep learning and AI?

I did my Master's thesis on Deep Generative Models and I'm currently looking for a new subject. Q: What are the "hottest" research topics that are taking a lot of attention of the deep learning ...
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Is the emergence of the field “psychology of artificial intelligence” necessary?

Is the emergence of a subfield of psychology, "psychology of artificial intelligence", possible and necessary? If so, what questions it will address and will try to solve? Possibly, it could also ...
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What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning?

These two terms seem to be related, especially in their application in computer science and software engineering. Is one a subset of another? Is one a tool used to build a system for the other? ...
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Is case-based reasoning a machine learning technique?

A few years ago when I was in university, I had implemented (for my final year project) an Itinerary Planning System, which incorporates an AI technique called "case-based reasoning". Is ...
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When did Artificial Intelligence research first start?

When did research into Artificial Intelligence first begin? Was it called Artificial Intelligence then or was there another name?
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Why spend so much time and money to build AIs to play games?

I was reading about John McCarthy and his orthodox vision of Artificial Intelligence. To me, it seems like he was not very much in favour of resources (like time and money) being used to make AIs play ...
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What is the name of an AI system that learns by trial and error?

Imagine a system that controls dampers in a complex vent system that has an objective to perfectly equalize the output from each vent. The system has sensors for damper position, flow at various ...
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How should I get started with artificial intelligence? [duplicate]

What is the mathematical background required to start learning AI? What else should I also learn?
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Why is depth-first search an artificial intelligence algorithm?

I'm new to the artificial intelligence field. In our first chapters, there is one topic called "problem-solving by searching". After searching for it on the internet, I found the depth-first ...
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How to find AI specialists interested in additive Manufacturing

We recently founded a company in the area of additive manufacturing. Our development focuses on making the process easier and liberate time to the user, which I personally believe in as the ultimate ...
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Which field to study to learn & create a.i generated simulations?

I wasn't sure how to title this question so pardon me please. You may have seen at least one video of those "INSANE A.I created simulation of {X} doing {Y & Z} like the following ones: A.I ...